BEDFORD, N.H. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Authorities in Bedford, New Hampshire say that say a man and his 8-year-old son were hit by a car backing out of a driveway while they were walking to the bus stop.
It happened around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday at 169 Back River Road after Trae Sealey, 18, hit the pair.
Police say that the victims are Sealey’s father and younger brother.
Both were taken to a local hospital. The child suffered serious injuries and the 47-year-old father's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening police say.
Investigators say that the accident shows “an extremely unfortunate turn of events, when Sealey apparently failed to notice his relatives behind the vehicle as he was backing down the driveway.”
The crash remains under investigation. However police say that they do not believe there was any sort of malicious intent.
“All indications are that this was an unfortunate accident,” they said.